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Ocean Adventure - Fast Boat to Hole in the Rock

Experience one of the newest trips in the Bay of Islands with a healthy dose of exhilaration and fun!

Highlights

  • Experience the open-air thrill of this new purpose-built boat travelling to the Hole in the Rock
  • Visit Cape Brett and the iconic Hole in the Rock – travelling through the hole when conditions permit
  • Enter Cathedral Cave when conditions allow
  • Cruise among the 144 islands with a skipper commentary
  • Stop for photo and video opportunities to view different wildlife

On board this new vessel, we’ll depart on this fast-track experience through the iconic Bay of Islands stopping at points of interest and keeping an eye out for a range of seabirds and wildlife along the way.

You’ll also get to visit the world-famous Hole in the Rock situated at the end of Cape Brett Peninsula, as well as cruising through the breath-taking 114 islands area.

Join the team on board Ocean Adventure for this phenomenal way to explore the Bay of Islands.

Adult $135.00
Child $75.00

What's included

  • Life jackets and Wet Weather Jackets Provided.
  • Skipper Commentary

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Restrictions

  • Not suitable for children under 5 years.

    Passengers must be of a height greater than 150cm

    Passenger must not exceed a weight of 120kg

    Passengers who are pregnant must not attempt this cruise.

    Passengers who have back issues should not attempt this cruise

Notes

  • Russell passengers will need to travel to Paihia for this departure and safety briefing as required by Maritime Law.

  • Child price applies to ages 5-15 years.

    This adventure involves travelling across open ocean, at times there may be rough sea, all medical conditions affected by sudden movements including back ailments and pregnancy must be disclosed before departure.

    Discount bookings are Non Transferable and Non refundable.

Available Bookings from September 26 to October 02

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 26 Sep
Sun 27 Sep
Mon 28 Sep
Tue 29 Sep
Wed 30 Sep
Thu 1 Oct
Fri 2 Oct

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$94.50
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$87.75
  • Child$75.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Gurmeet from India wrote on 13 March 2020

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Super Awesome Experience

It was magical and really experience being taken care of all the way through.

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Dean from Australia wrote on 01 February 2020

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Excellent

Great fun, very knowledgeable guide. Highly recommend

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Adela Bright from New Zealand wrote on 27 January 2020

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Must do

My husband and I were short on time so decided to do this boat ride instead of the other companies 5+ hrs. We didnt regret our choice. The fast boat was seek, modern and very fast. Safety was number one and we were well looked after. Great, witty and knowledgable driver. The hole in the rock was breath-taking. We even got to go inside the catheral cave since it was such a lovely day weather wise. Water was like glass so we didnt get wet at all. Dont be nervous if you get wind, you are provided a nice, long coat with hood and a lifejacket. Would highly recommend this boat adventure if you want a thrill ride and not spend a day getting to the hole.

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Racheal Reeves from New Zealand wrote on 24 January 2020

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Really fun!

It was a really fun experience. I had a blast. If you after a quiet sightseeing adventure this is not it. You will feel like you are on a rollercoaster jumping across the sea. The tour guide was fantastic - we had such a blast with him and enjoyed the stories and jokes of the islands.

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Idelle Johnson from New Zealand wrote on 18 January 2020

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Hole in rock boat ride

A great experience. Would make it a must again for next time. Thanks team.

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